Javascript Essentials Part 5

Auto Month Drop Down with Date and Year

This script will make your life easirer by auto populating date, month and year range to select.

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!-- Begin
today = new Date();
thismonth = today.getMonth()+1;
thisyear = today.getYear();
thisday = today.getDate();
montharray=new Array(31, 29, 31, 30, 31, 30, 31, 31, 30, 31, 30, 31);
maxdays=montharray[thismonth-1];
if (thismonth==2) {
if ((thisyear/4)!=parseInt(thisyear/4)) maxdays=28;
else maxdays=29;
}
thismonth = "" + thismonth
if (thismonth.length == 1) {
thismonth = "0" + thismonth;
}
document.write("<form>");
document.write("<select name=dates size=1>");
for (var theday = 1; theday <= maxdays; theday++) {
var theday = "" + theday;
if (theday.length == 1) {
theday = "0" + theday;
}
document.write("<option");
if (theday == thisday) document.write(" selected");
document.write(">");
document.write(thismonth + "-" + theday + "-" + thisyear);
}
document.write("</select></form>");
// End -->
</SCRIPT>

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